The Associated Press (again) investigated Catholic dioceses that benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program. Here’s what they got wrong about the church in the United States.
The ‘On Eagle’s Wings’ debate is really about how Catholics will treat each other under President Biden
The “On Eagle’s Wings” debate was never just about a hymn. It was about whether Catholics will rip each other apart during the Biden presidency.
President Biden faces a litany of crises, writes Bill McCormick, S.J. But he must make a special effort to remember the nation’s poor, who do not have a seat at the political table.
In the elections of 2016 and 2020, Trump lost the popular vote. Yet he managed to win some of the most loyal Democratic communities in the nation.
What will it take to end the death penalty? Catholic activists say a more visceral approach is needed.
The rush of federal executions was an “aberration” that does not reflect the great successes of the death penalty abolition movement in recent years.
Will the Republican Party reject the counterfeit politics of conspiracy and fantasy? If not, writes Bill McCormick, S.J., the violence of Jan. 6 will not be an isolated event.
After another divisive election, conciliation will be slow, difficult work, writes Bill McCormick, S.J. And some Catholic thinkers are wondering if the price for unity is too high.
We could turn the temperature down if we acknowledge that anti-Catholicism is a real, multifaceted phenomenon that needs to be understood but does not always require sharp denunciation.